Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 12, 2017

Yukon’s Peel Watershed Wilderness Protected in Canadian Supreme Court Ruling for Native Tribes

National Geographic reports A Canadian Supreme Court decision spares the massive Peel Watershed from development and mining.

Environmental and indigenous groups are cheering a landmark decision by Canada’s highest court on Friday, which ordered the Yukon Territorial Government to abide by a negotiated plan to preserve one of the largest intact wilderness areas in North America.

Read full story at  Yukon’s Peel Watershed Wilderness Protected in Canadian Supreme Court Ruling for Native Tribes


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